Department of Dermatology

Careers

 


Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist Faculty

 

The Department of Dermatology is seeking dermatologists and/or dermatopathologists with strong clinical skills and a sincere interest in teaching to join our full-time faculty at the Instructor, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor levels.  These are unique academic positions that provide protected time for efforts in resident and medical student education and scholarly activities.  Clinical duties include supervision of resident clinics and participation in the department’s faculty practice plan.  The department’s outpatient facilities include offices at the main campus of the UPMC Health System, and satellite facilities that provide a private practice setting.  Dermatopathology duties include sign-out, teaching, and participation in quality improvement initiatives.

Pittsburgh is on the forefront of biomedical research, computing technology, finance and business, and is a hub of historical, cultural, recreational and professional sports activities. The region is both nationally and internationally known for its pioneering role in medical research and technology.  Pittsburgh is safe, clean, affordable and fun - qualities that both visitors and residents appreciate. 

It is the policy of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the UPMC Health System to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status (EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled). Rank and salary are negotiable.  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, CV, and names and addresses of three references to:

 

Sarah Ondriezek
Department of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh
3708 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500.68, Pittsburgh, PA  15213
412-864-3664
E-Mail:  ondriezeksa@upmc.edu

 

 Post-Doctoral Associate

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Yuri Bunimovich, MD, PhD in the Department of Dermatology. We seek a highly motivated and independent postdoctoral candidate with an interest in basic sciences and translational medicine. The successful applicant may work on the following projects.

 

  1. Evaluation of the nerve and glia-dependent mechanisms of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer progression.
  2. Identification of the clinical relevance of the ferroptosis cell death pathway in cutaneous melanocytes and keratinocytes.

 

The candidate must be willing to work with both murine models and human tissues. Applicants should have expertise in cell culture, flow cytometry, and PCR, and should be comfortable handling mice. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Eligibility to apply for NIH Training grants would also be a distinct advantage. Qualifications include PhD and/or MD in immunology, dermatology, pharmacology, neurobiology, cell biology, or related fields.

 

It is the policy of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Rank and salary are negotiable. 

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, CV, and names and addresses of three references to:

Yuri Bunimovich, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh
200 Lothrop Street, Biomedical Science Tower E1157
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
bunimovichyl@upmc.edu